Urology / / May 07, 2016
Urogenital chlamydiosis - one of the most common sexually transmitted diseases (STDs).According to various published data, the share of the total incidence of sexually transmitted diseases is 30% to 60%, and often the pathogen is found in chronic prostatitis, although its etiologic role in this disease is unproven.
Among people with promiscuity group with urogenital chlamydiosis affects about 45% of men and 40% women.And often the disease has a sluggish nature of the flow, making it difficult to correct diagnosis.Clinical symptoms of chlamydial infection are nonspecific, many identical urogenital infections with chronic.
consequence of genital chlamydia is often the development of inflammatory diseases of the pelvic organs, infertility, ectopic pregnancy, cervical neoplasia.It is important that this infection can cause miscarriage, neonatal disease and many other complications during pregnancy.
In men, chlamydia may cause a non-specific urethritis and its complications: epididymitis, prostatitis, p
Biological properties of Chlamydia causing difficulty treating this infection, associated with the obligate intracellular parasitism.Chlamydia are prokaryotes, but their development and reproduction is closely related to the host cell.They are characterized by a unique cycle of development, to some extent, the individual stages of development similar to viruses.Basic morphological forms of chlamydia is two elementary (ET) and reticular (RT) bullock.Elementary calf is a mature form of the infectious agent is stored in the external environment.Reticular cells - it is non-infectious vegetative forms of chlamydia, a new generation of ET precursors are formed in the process of reproduction of microorganisms in the host cell.Chlamydia grow, multiply and mature in the form of microcolonies in the cytoplasmic vesicle.Full development cycle takes 48 - 72 hours
transmission path chlamydia mainly sexual, rarely home (for example, when used in conjunction toiletries)..